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John Dickinson

John Dickinson (1732 - 1808) supported American protests of English economic and political colonial policies, he refused to vote for or sign the Declaration of Independence. Although Dickinson resigned from the Continental Congress, he later joined the militia to fight. After the war, Dickinson was selected by Delaware to attend the Constitutional Convention.